The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.45% 5.59% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 5.71% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £431 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.29% +4.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Java Developer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 140 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 85.48% 97.90% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 105 51
Median daily rate £350 £408 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -54.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Ergonomics
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) EJB
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Confluence
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Puppet
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Neo4j

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Mule
2 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (8.33%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) EJB
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Java RMI
3 1 (8.33%) JDBC
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) JSF
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) OC4J
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Ergonomics
1 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Lua
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk